Pertinent Posts from the On Being Blog
I am excited, and a little nervous, to share some big news. We are giving this adventure in conversation a new name. Starting September 16th, Speaking of Faith with Krista Tippett is becoming Krista Tippett on Being.
Our weekend exercise. Try this 10-minute bell sound meditation and then share your experience with us.
Ai Weiwei holds hand-painted, porcelain sunflower seeds from his installation at the Tate Modern in London.
After the earthquake first shook Haiti, we reached out to Bellegarde-Smith again asking about the context he brings to the current tragedy and its future consequences. Share his insight here.
A minute-long time lapse film of the Milky Way taken in Mauna Kea, Hawai'i will surely spark your sense of wonder.
We've been thinking about Anne Lamott a lot lately as we continue to build a dialogue about what it means to be spiritual but not necessarily religious.
As we began to spread the word to close friends about our name change from Speaking of Faith with Krista Tippett to Krista Tippett on Being, we were invited to speak to an audience of colleagues here at American Public Media earlier this month.
Compelling video of elephants mourning the death of a calf, and a magnificent segment on the secret language of elephants.
If you consider yourself "spiritual but not religious," can you help us understand what this term actually means to you? Does science have something to do with it?
Watch Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers sing a special song, since they say atheists don’t have any.
Producing a narrated slideshow takes a fair bit of time, even it's brief. Our producer traces her journey and the small world we travel in.
Live from the studio, we captured Brother Guy and Father George's best lines and paired them with a video of The Colbert Report's interview with Brother Consolmagno.
Simply a wonderful, four-minute film about the value of handwork and experiencing the world.
A classic comic on faith in equations. "You take two numbers and when you add them, they magically become one new number!"
Over at Floatingsheep, Mark Graham has been rendering some superb data sets about religion as it manifests itself in various ways on the Internet.
Adele Diamond studies how social dramatic play can build "executive function" (EF) skills in children's brains. EF is a container term for capacities like inhibitory control, working memory, and cognitive flexibility.
A couple of weeks before my birthday, my mom sent me an e-mail reminding me when my “star birthday” was — March 14th, by the way — and saying she was donating to a local temple on that day so they can provide free food for the congregation. Although I’ve always been told when my star birthday was, this was the first time I went on a quest to find out what it was.
Rosanne Cash's comparison of a live performance to a Buddhist monk's wiping away of a sand mandala reminded us of this fantastic two-minute, time-lapse video.
“Everything I write is for spiritual reasons—to help people keep their spirits up, to help transform misery into laughter or healing, to help people remember the truth of their spiritual identities.”
Unable to speak, Roger Ebert's new life hints at spiritual transformation, and the bearing of a "poet's heart."
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is Director of the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs at Boston University.
is a lecturer at the University of British Columbia, musician, and non-clerical reciter of the Qur'an.
is an educator, activist, and author of Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation.
is an Israeli who lives in Tel Aviv. She speaks with community groups about her experiences as part of the Parents Circle - Families Forum.
is a Palestinian who lives in the West Bank. He is a spokesman and project manager for the Parents Circle - Families Forum.
teaches in the graduate creative writing program at The New School in New York City.
is author of Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence and the founder and director of the non-profit organization Mind Body Solutions.
is the founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
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